Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Distrust & Disparities: Dismantling Black Health Disparities

Flint Michigan Water Crisis

April 21, 2023

Flint Michigan Water Crisis

In this episode we examine the Flint Michigan Water Crisis, an environmental injustice that has had devastating health effects for the community. And we highlight Flint Rising, a coalition fighting for water, environmental, and climate justice and working to create a safe future for Flint residents.

Visit the Flint Rising website to learn more about their efforts to fix the water infrastructure and create a safe future for the community.  

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Michigan still dealing with fallout from Flint water crisis 9 years later, new water worries by CBS Detroit


Flint Water Crisis: Everything You Need to Know by Melissa Denchak

Lead-Laced Water in Flint: A Step-By-Step Look at the Makings Of A Crisis by Merrit Kennedy

Pediatrician Who Exposed Flint Water Crisis Shares Her ‘Story Of Resistance’ by Terry Gross on Fresh Air

The Racist Roots of Flint’s Water Crisis by Julia Craven & Tyler Tynes

Five Years After Water Crisis, Nearly 1 in 4 Flint Residents Has PTSD by Boston University School of Public Health

Water crisis increased Flint children’s lead exposure by James Dean

Judge gives final approval of $600 million Flint water settlement by DeJanay Booth

Clean Water and Reproductive: Lack of Access Harms Women of Color Justice by National Partnership for Women & Families

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